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There are 8 ways to get from Ashford to Poitiers by train, bus, car train, car, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Poitiers Tgv

$129 - $267

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 803 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Poitiers 723

$73 - $148

6 alternative options

Eurotunnel, drive  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Poitiers

$289 - $335

Car ferry, drive  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Poitiers

$109 - $163

Train to London Stansted, fly to Poitiers  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Poitiers (PIS) STN - PIS

$100 - $278

Train to London City, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Poitiers

$187 - $1,529

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Poitiers  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Poitiers (PIS) LGW - PIS

$130 - $598

Train to London Stansted, fly to Limoges, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Limoges (LIG) STN - LIG
  3. Take the train from Limoges-Benedictins to Poitiers

$128 - $339

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Poitiers is to car ferry and drive which costs £80 - £130 and takes 6h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Poitiers is to train which costs £95 - £210 and takes 4h 17m.

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The distance between Ashford and Poitiers is 318 miles.

The best way to get from Ashford to Poitiers without a car is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs £95 - £210.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Ashford to Poitiers, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Poitiers Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Poitiers is 1h ahead of Ashford. It is currently 9:30 AM in Ashford and 10:30 AM in Poitiers.

Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Poitiers Airport.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Poitiers. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Poitiers.
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  • Distance: 318.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Poitiers, France?

You can take a train from Ashford to Poitiers via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 4h 17m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Dublin, La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Dublin, La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Amsterdam Schiphol, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Poitiers via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from London Stansted to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Limoges-Benedictins to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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